Alphabetical Quiz 30

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The following quiz round was submitted by Ted Smith from the UK. Many thanks Ted, a great idea.

The idea is that all the answers to the following questions follow each other in alphabetical order.

1. In "The Simpsons", what was Maggie's first word?

2. Who plays the Green Goblin in the 2002 film 'Spider-Man'?

3. Which author married actress Patricia Neal and wrote the screenplay for the James Bond film "You Only Live Twice"?

4. In "Spiderman", what is the name of the newspaper where Peter Parker works

5. As at the year 2001, who is Liverpool's most capped player of all time?

6. Who played the title role in the 1975 film "Tommy"?

7. What is the world's oldest continually inhabited city?

8. What four-letter word was first heard on the screen in "Gone With The Wind"?

9. Who played Private James Francis Ryan in the film "Saving Private Ryan"?

10. Which cartoon character had an arch enemy called Baron Silas Greenback?

11. Who sailed to the Galapagos Islands on his ship HMS Beagle?

12. Which singer got 6 nominations at the Brit Awards in 2001, but didn't win anything?

13. Tony Orlando was the lead singer with which band?

14. Wild Bill Hickock was killed playing poker while holding a pair of aces and a pair of eights leading to what expression

15. In which film did Robin Williams play an English teacher called John Keating?

16. In 1956, who became the first actor to be nominated for an Oscar posthumously?

17. Who played Patrick Trench in "One Foot In The Grave"?

18. The name "United States of America" was first officially used in what document?

19. What replaced Calcutta as the capital of India in 1912?

20. Which country has the world's oldest flag?

21. Who played the title role in the Tim Burton film "Ed Wood"?

22. Which cartoon character sometimes had trouble controlling Musky and Vince?

23. In 1931, what was the first live televised sports event?.

24. By what name was the Allied operation against Iraq in the Gulf war of 1991 known?

25. What is the name given to the system for categorising library books?

26. In which series of action films does the character of John McClane appear?

27. Which singer had the bestselling album in the UK in 1998 called "Falling Into You"?

28. Who's 1978 debut single was called "Sultans Of Swing"?

29. What 1967 film had the tagline "Train them! Excite them! Arm them!...Then turn them loose on the Nazis!"?

30. Which TV series was introduced by the music "An Ordinary Copper"?

31. In the Dilbert comic strips, what is the name of the management consultant?

32. Other than humans, what are the only animals that have sex for pleasure?

33. Which of the four Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles would come first alphabetically?

34. In fashion, what do the letters DKNY stand for?

35. Who played the title role in the TV show "Queenie's Castle"?

36. What insect can also be known as the Devil's Darning Needle?

37. Which Scottish liqueur is made of whisky and heather honey?

38. What was Morpheus the Greek god of?

39. What is the name of Leslie Neilson's character in the "Police Squad" TV series and "Naked Gun" films?

40. In 1978 who became the youngest man to win a Best Actor Oscar for his performance in "The Goodbye Girl"?

41. Which actress provided the voices for Jane and Brooke Shields in the 1999 films "Tarzan" and "South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut"?

42. Jessica Tandy won the best Actress Oscar in 1989 for which film?

43. In which film does the character of Honey Rider appear?

44. Which instrument did Karen Carpenter play in The Carpenters before becoming lead singer?

45. By what name was Sir Arthur Wellesley better known?

46. Who wrote the novel "The Three Musketeers"?

47. In which Scottish city are the comics the Beano and the Dandy published?

48. Who invented the pneumatic tyre, which was first used on bicycles?

49. What three words were used to give Durex condoms their name?

50. The invention of what in 1867, made Alfred Nobel famous?

ANSWERS

1. "Daddy"

2. Willem Dafoe

3. Roald Dahl

4. The Daily Bugle

5. Kenny Dalglish

6. Roger Daltrey

7. Damascus

8. Damn

9. Matt Damon

10. Dangermouse

11. Charles Darwin

12. Craig David

13. Dawn

14. Dead Man's Hand?

15. "Dead Poets Society"

16. James Dean

17. Angus Deayton

18. The Declaration Of Independence

19. Delhi

20. Denmark

21. Johnny Depp

22. Deputy Dawg

23. The Derby (horse race)

24. Desert Storm

25. Dewey Decimal System

26. Die Hard

27. Celine Dion

28. Dire Straits

29. "The Dirty Dozen

30. Dixon Of Dock Green

31. Dogbert

32. Dolphins

33. Donatello

34. Donna Karen New York

35. Diana Dors

36. The Dragonfly

37. Drambuie

38. Dreams

39. Frank Drebin

40. Richard Dreyfuss

41. Minnie Driver

42. "Driving Miss Daisy"

43. "Dr No"

44. Drums

45. Duke of Wellington

46. Alexander Dumas

47. Dundee

48. John Dunlop

49. Durability, Reliability and Excellence

50. Dynamite

 

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